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Meet The LP’s 2019 Summer Interns!

Working at either The LP’s Harlem office or our Kelly Street location, the 2019 summer interns not only gain valuable arts and nonprofit management skills, but play an integral role in our mission to advance artists and neighbors as change agents! Learn more about each of our interns below! 

Meet Samuel Concepcion Jr.!

Kelly Street Intern

Samuel Concepcion Jr. is a Dominican/Puerto Rican born Broxite. He is a creative who dabbles in poetry, drawing, and comedy. Samuel is a student at Bronx Community College and he hopes to be a strong community leader.

What is your favorite… film? …album? …food?

My favorite album is A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles. My favorite film is Harry Potter and The Order of The Pheonix. My favorite food is mondongo with white rice.

Meet Jonathan Dominguez!

Kelly Street Intern

Jonathan Dominguez is a music major at Lehman College, who also plays bass guitar.

What made you decide to intern with The LP? How does the internship relate to your studies, passions, aspirations? 

The arts have always been important to me and especially music. Bringing the arts to local communities is something that I support because of how important it is to express the creativity of the many different people we have in the Bronx.

Meet Kimberly Ince!

Development & Communications Intern

Kimberly Ince is a rising senior at Connecticut College from Harlem, New York. Kimberly majors in Africana Studies with a minor in Dance. In winter of 2019 she will be going to Ghana for a dance intensive, where she will be doing the activity she has enjoyed her entire life, dancing.

Do you have your own creative practice? If so, tell us more!

I have a few creative practices, one being I love to dance hip hop, and step. On an academic level, I love looking at the different meanings of blackness and community, more specifically readings from James Baldwin to Edwidge Danticat and essays from Jamaica Kincaid. Although not all of these authors are from Harlem, I like to learn about their own experience in different spaces of whiteness and hopefully, through my learnings, spread the knowledge to the community, friends and family included.

Meet Mohagany Jackson!

Kelly Street Intern

Mohagany Jackson is currently pursing her Bachelors degree for Forensic Psychology. She currently has an Associates degree in Criminal Justice. She is an open-minded individual who enjoys learning new things and helping others when they are in need.

In your opinion, why does art matter?

Art is a way to express yourself! When looking at the different types of artist and their different styles, you cannot help but admire them. When people are lost for words, they can draw, or sing, or even dance, and you can feel the emotion in their creation. Art is something that is different in everyone’s eyes, and that is the best part. People can also relate to how they feel and carry it on for years and years. A piece of art can change your life, or you can make a piece of art that changes someone else’s life.

Meet Melody Rivera!Programs Intern

Melody is a Programs Intern at The Laundromat Project. She loves making and viewing art of all types.

In your opinion, why does art matter?

Art matters because art is a means of expression. Everyone has a voice and an opinion. Art just happens to be one of those tools that can set people free and allow them to express their inner feelings whether it be about their deepest fears, their perspectives on the world or express their frustration about why women pants don’t have bigger pockets. Art is everything and everything is Art.

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